FOOTBALL

NFL

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

North W L T Pct PF PA

Detroit 7 4 0 .636 247 238

Vikings 6 5 0 .545 218 192

Green Bay 5 6 0 .455 274 289

Chicago 2 9 0 .182 178 264

East W L T Pct PF PA

Dallas 10 1 0 .909 316 213

N.Y. Giants 8 3 0 .727 231 213

Washington 6 4 1 .591 280 264

Philadelphia 5 6 0 .455 254 213

South W L T Pct PF PA

Atlanta 7 4 0 .636 358 302

Tampa Bay 6 5 0 .545 249 264

New Orleans 5 6 0 .455 334 307

Carolina 4 7 0 .364 276 281

West W L T Pct PF PA

Seattle 7 3 1 .682 224 187

Arizona 4 6 1 .409 245 228

Los Angeles 4 7 0 .364 170 236

San Francisco 1 10 0 .091 228 344

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

North W L T Pct PF PA

Baltimore 6 5 0 .545 218 201

Pittsburgh 6 5 0 .545 266 222

Cincinnati 3 7 1 .318 213 245

Cleveland 0 12 0 .000 197 352

East W L T Pct PF PA

New England 9 2 0 .818 293 197

Miami 7 4 0 .636 249 240

Buffalo 6 5 0 .545 281 236

N.Y. Jets 3 8 0 .273 196 266

South W L T Pct PF PA

Houston 6 5 0 .545 194 236

Tennessee 6 6 0 .500 308 296

Indianapolis 5 6 0 .455 270 301

Jacksonville 2 9 0 .182 214 293

West W L T Pct PF PA

Oakland 9 2 0 .818 307 275

Kansas City 8 3 0 .727 252 214

Denver 7 4 0 .636 266 219

San Diego 5 6 0 .455 313 291

Result Monday

Green Bay 27, Philadelphia 13

Game Thursday

Dallas at Vikings, 7:25 pm (Ch. 11/NFLN)

Games Sunday

Denver at Jacksonville, noon

Detroit at New Orleans, noon

Houston at Green Bay, noon

Kansas City at Atlanta, noon

Los Angeles at New England, noon

Philadelphia at Cincinnati, noon

Miami at Baltimore, noon

San Francisco at Chicago, noon

Buffalo at Oakland, 3:05 pm

N.Y. Giants at Pittsburgh, 3:25 pm

Tampa Bay at San Diego, 3:25 pm

Washington at Arizona, 3:25 pm

Carolina at Seattle, 7:30 pm (Ch. 11)

Open: Tennessee, Cleveland

Games Monday

Indianapolis at N.Y. Jets, 7:30 pm (ESPN)

COLLEGE

BIG TEN ALL-CONFERENCE FIRST TEAMS

Note: Offensive teams will be announced Wednesday.

Defense • Chosen by coaches

DL—Jaleel Johnson, Iowa; Taco Charlton, Michigan; Chris Worley, Michigan; Tyquan Lewis, Ohio State.

LB—Jabrill Peppers, Michigan; Raekwon McMillan, Ohio State; T.J. Watt, Wisconsin.

DB—Desmond King, Iowa; Jourdan Lewis, Michigan; Malik Hooker, Ohio State; Marshon Lattimore, Ohio State.

Gophers chosen: Steven Richardson, third-team DL.

Special teams • Chosen by coaches

K—Tyler Davis, Penn State.

P—Cameron Johnston, Ohio State.

KR—Jabrill Peppers, Michigan.

Gophers chosen: Emmit Carpenter, second-team K.

Coach of the year • Chosen by coaches

Paul Chryst, Wisconsin

Defense • Chosen by media

DL—Carroll Phillips, Illinois; Taco Charlton, Michigan; Ifeadi Odenigbo, Northwestern; Tyquan Lewis, Ohio State.

LB—Jabrill Peppers, Michigan; Raekwon McMillan, Ohio State; T.J. Watt, Wisconsin.

DB—Desmond King, Iowa; Jourdan Lewis, Michigan; Malik Hooker, Ohio State; Sojourn Shelton, Wisconsin.

Gophers chosen: Steven Richardson, third-team DL.

Special teams • Chosen by media

K—Emmit Carpenter, Gophers.

P—Cameron Johnston, Ohio State.

KR—Jabrill Peppers, Michigan.

Coach of the year • Chosen by media

James Franklin, Penn State

BASKETBALL

TIMBERWOLVES STATISTICS (Through Tuesday)

Player G Min Pts Reb Ast

Wiggins 17 36.3 22.9 3.9 2.2

Towns 17 34.6 21.0 9.5 2.5

LaVine 16 36.3 19.9 3.3 2.8

Dieng 17 31.8 10.6 8.3 2.6

Muhammad 14 15.8 6.7 2.1 0.4

Rubio 12 29.4 6.5 3.8 6.4

Bjelica 17 17.0 6.5 3.6 0.9

Payne 7 7.0 6.1 2.0 0.4

Jones 13 15.1 4.5 1.8 3.2

Dunn 17 18.1 3.5 2.5 2.6

Hill 2 5.4 3.0 3.0 0.0

Aldrich 17 11.8 2.4 3.4 0.4

Rush 9 10.7 1.6 1.0 0.7

Lucas III 5 2.1 0.4 0.0 0.2

Totals 17 240.0 103.1 42.1 21.5

Opponents 17 240.0 104.0 41.1 20.4

WNBA

2017 LYNX SCHEDULE

(Note: Home games in CAPS.)

MAY

14—CHICAGO, 6 pm; 18—at New York, 6 pm; 20—at Dallas, 7 pm; 23—CONNECTICUT, 7 pm; 26—at Connecticut, 6 pm; 28—SAN ANTONIO, 6 pm.

JUNE

3—at Seattle, 8 pm; 9—at Washington, 6 pm; 11—at Dallas, 3:30 pm; 17—CONNECTICUT, 7 pm; 23—WASHINGTON, 7 pm; 25—SAN ANTONIO, 6pm; 30—at Phoenix, 9 pm.

JULY

6—LOS ANGELES, 7 pm; 8—at Chicago, 7 pm; 14—at Phoenix, 9 pm; 16—PHOENIX, 6 pm; 19—DALLAS, noon; 25—NEW YORK, 7 pm; 28—at Atlanta, 6:30 pm; 30—SEATTLE, 6 pm.

AUGUST

3—ATLANTA, 7 pm; 6—at Indiana, 4 pm; 8—at Atlanta, 6 pm; 11—LOS ANGELES, 7 pm; 16—at Seattle, 9 pm; 18—INDIANA, 7 pm; 20—at New York, 2 pm; 22—PHOENIX, 7 pm; 25—at San Antonio, 7 pm; 27—at Los Angeles, 6 pm; 30—at Indiana, 6 pm.

SEPTEMBER

1—CHICAGO, 7 pm; 3—WASHINGTON, 6 pm.

HOCKEY

WILD STATISTICS

(Through Tuesday)

PLAYER GP G A TP +/- PIM

Staal 22 5 11 16 6 6

Coyle 22 8 7 15 4 18

Suter 22 4 11 15 11 8

Granlund 22 5 9 14 5 2

Niederreiter 22 7 7 14 9 4

Zucker 22 3 9 12 12 8

Koivu 22 4 7 11 4 6

Pominville 22 5 5 10 2 0

Brodin 22 2 8 10 2 12

Parise 15 4 5 9 -1 12

Haula 15 4 3 7 3 6

Dumba 22 2 5 7 5 16

Spurgeon 18 1 5 6 9 4

Eriksson Ek 9 2 3 5 2 2

Stewart 22 2 3 5 -1 29

Dalpe 9 1 2 3 0 9

Folin 19 0 2 2 8 16

Graovac 14 2 0 2 1 2

Scandella 11 0 2 2 -5 4

Bertschy 5 0 1 1 0 4

Prosser 9 0 1 1 0 0

Pulkkinen 8 1 0 1 -1 2

Mitchell 10 0 0 0 -1 0

Reilly 9 0 0 0 0 2

Schroeder 2 0 0 0 0 0

Olofsson 1 0 0 0 1 0

Totals 22 62 106 168 0 188

Opponents 22 46 79 125 0 186

GOALIES W L OT SO Sv% GAA

Dubnyk 9 6 2 4 .946 1.66

Kuemper 2 2 1 0 .890 3.40

Totals 11 8 3 4 .930 2.09

Opponents 11 10 1 2 .907 2.81

COLLEGE • WOMEN

UPPER MIDWEST

Gustavus 3, Wis.-Eau Claire 2

SOCCER

MLS PLAYOFFS

EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS

(Montreal leads Toronto FC, 3-2)

Wednesday • Second leg

Montreal at Toronto FC, 6 pm

WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS

(Seattle def. Colorado, 3-1)

Sunday • Second leg

Seattle 1, Colorado 0

MLS CUP

Saturday, Dec. 10

Eastern winner vs. Seattle, 7 pm

COLLEGE • MEN

NCAA DIVISION III PLAYOFFS

At Salem, Va.

Semifinals • Friday

St. Thomas vs. Tufts, 10 am

Brandeis vs. Calvin, 12:30 pm

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Milwaukee: Designated 1B Chris Carter and OF Adam Walker for assignment. Agreed to terms with 1B Eric Thames on a three-year contract. Claimed RHP Steve Geltz off waivers from Tampa Bay.

Pittsburgh: Designated LHP Leff Locke for assignment. Agreed to terms with RHP Lisalverto Bonilla on a one-year contract.

FOOTBALL

NFL: Suspended Buffalo OT Seantrel Henderson 10 games for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.

Arizona: Re-signed WR Chris Hubert to the practice squad.

Buffalo: Signed DT Deandre Coleman and WR Dezmin Lewis from the practice squad and TE Gerald Christian to the practice squad.

Carolina: Placed Cs Ryan Kalil and Gino Gradkowski on injured reserve. Signed C Ryan Wendell. Signed OT Dan France from Cleveland's practice squad.

Chicago: Placed LB Danny Trevathan on injured reserve. Signed WR Daniel Braverman. Signed TE Justin Perillo to the practice squad.

N.Y. Giants: Placed RB Orleans Darkwa on injured reserve. Signed LB/S Eric Pinkins from the practice squad.

San Francisco: Placed LB Shane Skov on injured reserve. Signed S Marcus Ball from the practice squad and LB Wynton McManis to the practice squad.

Tampa Bay: Waived RB Mike James. Agreed to terms with S Major Wright. Waived WR Louis Murphy from the PUP list.

Tennessee: Signed CB D'Joun Smith to the practice squad.

Washington: Waived LS Rick Lovato. Signed DL A.J. Francis from the practice squad.

HOCKEY

NHLPA: LW Travis Moen announced his retirement.

SOCCER

MLS

Minnesota United: Named Adrian Heath coach.

Sporting K.C.: Signed manager and technical director Peter Vermes to a contract extension through the 2019 season.

TODAY'S LINE

NFL

FAVORITE LINE (O/U) UNDERDOG

Thursday

Dallas 3 (43½) VIKINGS

SUNDAY

Denver 4½ (42) JACKSONVILLE

ATLANTA 3½ (49) Kansas City

GREEN BAY 6½ (45½) Houston

Philadelphia 1½ (42½) CINCINNATI

NEW ORL. 5½ (53½) Detroit

CHICAGO 2 (43½) San Francisco

NEW ENG. 13½ (44½) Los Angeles

BALTIMORE 3 (40½) Miami

OAKLAND 3 (50) Buffalo

SAN DIEGO 3½ (47) Tampa Bay

ARIZONA 3 (49) Washington

PITTSBURGH 6 (49½) N.Y. Giants

SEATTLE 6½ (44) Carolina

MONDAY

Indianapolis 1½ (49½) N.Y. JETS

NBA

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

WEDNESDAY

TIMBERWOLVES 3½ New York

Sacramento 5½ PHILADELPHIA

TORONTO 10½ Memphis

BOSTON 8 Detroit

OKLA. CITY 5½ Washington

CHICAGO 10 L.A. Lakers

San Antonio 9 DALLAS

DENVER 5½ Miami

Atlanta 5½ PHOENIX

PORTLAND 8 Indiana

NHL

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

WEDNESDAY

Pittsburgh -145/+135 N.Y. ISLES

CALGARY off/off Toronto

LOS ANGELES off/off San Jose

COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

WEDNESDAY

E. Michigan 7 DETROIT

Northeastern 4 CORNELL

CHARLOTTE 4½ James Madison

OLD DOMINION 14½ Dartmouth

ELON 11 Florida Int'l

MIAMI 16 Rutgers

MICHIGAN 5 Virginia Tech

LOUISVILLE 6½ Purdue

MARSHALL off Ohio

GEORGIA ST. 7 Wright St.

N.C.-Wilmington 6 W. MICHIGAN

TCU 7 Washington

ST. JOSEPH'S 2 Temple

INDIANA ST. 6½ N. Illinois

S. Alabama 5½ S. MISSISSIPPI

N. IOWA 13 George Mason

MISSISSIPPI 5 Middle Tenn.

KANSAS ST. 13½ Green Bay

ARKANSAS ST. 6½ Cleveland St.

DEPAUL 11 Drake

CLEMSON 10 Nebraska

S. Methodist 4½ BOISE ST.

BYU 8 Utah State

COLORADO 12½ Colorado St.

INDIANA off North Carolina

VIRGINIA off Ohio State

CALIFORNIA off Louisiana Tech

Southern Cal 14½ SAN DIEGO

SANTA CLARA off UC Irvine

St. Mary's, Calif. 3½ STANFORD

UCLA 25 UC Riverside

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

Friday

W. Michigan 19 Ohio

Washington 7 Colorado

SATURDAY

WEST VIRGINIA 17 Baylor

TCU 4½ Kansas St.

S. ALABAMA 12 New Mexico St.

Troy 7 GA. SOUTHERN

La.-Lafayette 6½ LA.-MONROE

OKLAHOMA 11 Oklahoma St.

Arkansas St. 23 TEXAS STATE

IDAHO 6½ Georgia St.

W. KENTUCKY 10 Louisiana Tech

NAVY 3 Temple

Alabama 24 Florida

San Diego St. 7 WYOMING

Clemson 10½ Virginia Tech

Wisconsin 2½ Penn State

Note: Home teams are in CAPS.